The Oregon State University Extension Service in Lincoln County provides research-based knowledge and education that strengthens our local economy, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals. View a listing of our educators.

Our Extension educators 'extend' the University to the community by teaching new skills and providing problem-solving based on University research. We provide education on agriculture, horticulture, forestry, youth development, family & community development, marine science, fisheries, child development, and quality child care practices.  We also provide child care referral assistance.

For details on these topics, click on the appropriate links on the left column and also check our Extension Newsletter for the latest season-specific articles.

Upcoming Events:

Master Gardener Roundtable Thursday, May 4, 10a-12p, OCCC Central Campus

On Thursday, May 4, the Lincoln County Master Gardeners Round Table series will present its most requested program, "Growing Vegetables Along the Central Oregon Coast".  This timely and informative event will take place at the Newport OCCC campus from 10 a.m. until noon.

Sally Reill and Claudette Schroeder, highly experienced and knowledgeable vegetable gardeners, will offer techniques and best tips to make growing a vegetable garden in our cool maritime climate easier and more successful.

Helpful handouts with recommended vegetable varieties will be available.  Sally exclaims, "If you have questions, we have answers!"

To join us at this free educational event, please call the OSU Extension office, 541-574- 6534, to assure seating and materials.

Attending “Growing Vegetables Along the Central Oregon Coast” will also help in choosing and purchasing a wide variety of healthy, locally grown vegetable starts, native, ornamental and herbal plants at the annual Master Gardener Garden Sale. This popular sale, featuring our greatest selection ever, will be held on Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lincoln County Fairgrounds Main Event building. 

Master Gardener Plant Sale, May 20, 2017


Canning Seafood

Freezing Seafood

History of OSU Lincoln County Extension

Japan  Earthquake & Tsunami and What They Mean for USA

A Guide to Local Resources in Lincoln County, Oregon 2014-15


New Location:  1211 SE Bay Blvd, Newport OR  97365 (1/4-mile east of Embarcadero; shared driveway with Airgas)

Monday -Thursday 8:00a.m. to 5:00 pm. (Closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

Friday 8:00 a.m. to Noon (CLOSED FRIDAY AFTERNOONS)

In the area phone: 541-574-6534       Fax 541-265-3887